We’ve received an update from NHS England following Friday’s news of a cyber attack on the NHS.

Most importantly, patients are advised to attend hospital and GP appointments unless you have been contacted and told not to.

NHS England have also been offering advice and assistance to GP surgeries, who will open as usual today. Dr Anne Rainsberry, NHS Incident Director, has urged people to be patient with staff regarding the attack. This attack was not specifically targeted at the NHS but it has had an impact on NHS services.

If you have had an appointment cancelled because of the attack, please let us know by email or in the comments below.

Read the full statement

 

Published on 15 May, 2017 (updated 8 May, 2022)

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